Quality of surface waters of the United States, 1967

Parts 3 and 4. Ohio River basin and St. Lawrence River basin. by United States Geological Survey

Publisher: U.S. Government Printing Office in Washington, DC

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SeriesU.S. Geological Survey water-supply paper -- 2012
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Paginationxiv, 575 p.
Number of Pages575
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Open LibraryOL20575907M

1. Introduction. The quality of surface waters is a very sensitive issue. Anthropogenic influences (urban, industrial and agricultural activities, increasing consumption of water resources) as well as natural processes (changes in precipiation inputs, erosion, weathering of crustal materials) degrade surface waters and impair their use for drinking, industrial, agricultural, recreation or Cited by: Soil quality and the changes in soil quality that occur with soil management can be expected to affect natural resource models. For example, consider the Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP) model (Laflen et al., a,b), in which soil quality is assumed to affect both the water infiltration and the soil erosion portions of the model. Water Pollution Introduction. Water pollution refers to the presence of compounds that decrease the quality of fresh or marine water. This is a broad definition that takes into account a variety of water sources including lakes, streams, rivers, oceans, and groundwater. The Alaska District, United States (U.S.) Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), in accordance with regulations pursuant to Section of the Clean Water Act (CWA) [Public Law , 33 U.S.C. et. seq.]has issued General Permit (GP) POA- , (formerly known as GP POAM1), authorizing placement of dredged and/or fill material.

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Bureau of Reclamation, and with other agenciesFile Size: 7MB. The Clean Water Act (CWA) establishes the basic structure for regulating discharges of pollutants into the waters of the United States and regulating quality standards for surface waters.

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Most of the investigations carried on in cooperation with States and other Federal agencies deal with the amounts of matter in solution and in suspension in Cited by: 1. Duringas part of the National Water-Quality Assessment Project, the U.S. Geological Survey conducted the California Stream Quality Assessment to investigate the quality of streams in the Central California Foothills and Coastal Mountains ecoregion, United States.

The goal of the California Stream Quality Assessment study was to assess the. The quality-of-water investigations of the United States Geo- logical Survey are concerned with chemical and physical characteristics of the surface and ground water supplies of the Nation.

Most of the investigations carried on in cooperation with State and other Federal agencies deal with the amounts of matter in solution and in suspension in Author: S.K. Love, L.B. Leopold. WQS, like the CWA overall, apply only to the waters of the United States.

As defined in the CWA, “waters of the United States” include only surface waters—such as streams, rivers, lakes, estuaries, coastal waters, and wetlands. Not all surface waters are legally “waters of the United States.” Generally, however, those waters include.

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the southern states face similar environmental challenges, the water quality questions examined in this article were asked consistently from state to state.

This article focuses on the responses to the following survey questions: In your opinion, what is the quality of surface waters (rivers, streams, lakes, channels, and wetlands) where you live?Cited by: 8.

These hybrid state law systems applying to surface waters exist next to both federal and Indian water rights. Underground and atmospheric water also have different sets of legal rules. The allocation of water in the western rivers, such as the Colorado, Platte, and Rio Grande, created controversy even when the western states were sparsely.

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